Uploaded: November 29, 2005


1/1000th, around f8, late afternoon. B&W conversion though channels, contrast and gaussian added. Bit of dodging and burning around the edges.


Tracy Reehal November 29, 2005

Wow! All I have to say is...this is a definite winner! Awesome, awesome work! #351623

Nicole Silvers November 29, 2005

Absolutely gorgeous photo, I love it! #2134430

Shelly L. Rauscher November 29, 2005

Stunning! I love the softness,yet its wild....I'm not good at descriptions. lol I love it! #2134482

Terry L. Ellis level-classic November 29, 2005

Amazing work, Melanie! Wildly exciting! #2134565

Stephanie Laird level-classic November 29, 2005

Melaine this is stunning!!!! #2134657

Linda Boehme level-classic November 29, 2005

Melanie, this is fantastic! This horse looks so graceful and playful here. Beautifully done!!! #2134780

Melanie Snowhite November 29, 2005

Thanks for your comments! The owner likes it too. This horse loved the camera and was a born model ;) #2134930

Kirsi Bertolini December 20, 2005

Awesome photo! That mane is pure silk, very well done, congratulations on your finalist! #2203302

Stacey A. Bates December 20, 2005

Congrats on your finalist Melanie, great image!! #2203979

Piotr M. Organa December 20, 2005

Beautiful horse and B/W! Love the background, too. Congrats, Melanie! #2207365

Peggy J. Maguire December 22, 2005

I agree with all the above Melanie ...Outstanding!!!! #2212199

Jill Flynn level-classic December 23, 2005

Congratulations on your win Melanie! This is beautiful! #2217510

Melanie Snowhite December 23, 2005

Thank you everyone! I am honored to have gotten Second place. Thank you judges! #2217917

Gary H. Minish level-deluxe December 27, 2005

This is a gorgeous, b&w equine portrait, Melanie! Great depth and contrast and I love the flying mane. Congratulations on a well deserved win! #2228272

Janessa L. Taber-Webb December 29, 2005

My God, this is absolutely BEAUTIFUL! I love horses, and I love this portrait! #2231325

Adrianna Province December 31, 2005

This is an AMAZING shot Melanie!! Absolutely beautiful!!! Wonderful job and congratulations!! #2238821

Ray Clarke January 06, 2006

Stunning! #2259774

Alton I. Vance January 06, 2006

Beautiful work Melanie,
And congradulations on your well deserved win. #2260787

Susie Peek-Swint January 13, 2006

Stunning capture and after ps work Melanie ~ many congrats on your win! #2282922

Chris Budny level-deluxe January 16, 2006

What a beautiful image! Terrific tones on the horse, and that mane, flowing, is terrific! #2296190

Alisha L. Ekstrom January 19, 2006

I saw this come up on the BP's home page & I just had to come comment. It is the most beautiful b&w horse image I've EVER seen. It is a MAGNIFICENT image & I'm glad to see it be a WINNER! It is a VERY well deserved winner:) #2305879

Cathy M. Gromball January 19, 2006

Congratulations on your Second Place win, Melanie!

Cathy :) #2306539

Donna Dunbar January 20, 2006

Absolutely Gorgeous, a big congrats for the contest it is well deserving!!! #2310931

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